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that the future of the united states and asia is inextricably linked. >> president obama is in asia threw next week with stops in tokyo, singapore, shanghai, beijing. so who get as the lion's share of obama's time? china. three days out of nine replicating what happened recently at the u.n. where the president of china and president obama were closeted for 90 minutes. this time allocation speaks for itself. and if there is any doubt remaining, obama's description of the u.s./chinese relationship clears it up. >> the relationship between the united states and china will shape the 21st century, which makes it as important bilateral relationship in the world. >> question. what must president obama accomplish in china this coming week? pat? >> he'll have to rebalance the trade relationship between the united states and china. the last ten years, the chinese have had a $2 trillion surplus. we've experted to them jobs, factories, money, technology, and that's one of the reasons why we've got this financial crisis and the dollar's in such trouble. what he's got to do is convince the chinese that this
, john, because i don't think it will get through the united states senate. there's a reason for that, john. al gore's moment has come and gone. the truth is, they are changing the nile to climate change rather than global warming for a reason. for ten years, the earth has been cooling. 1998 or so was the hottest year. the polar bear population is doing fine. antarctica is growing, the ice cap is growing. the arctic ice cap has stopped shrinking. you look around the united states, you are having record cold trends. you have this tremendous real problem in the american economy as opposed toed mythical problem of global warming. for these reasons, john, i think it's not going to get through the senate. i think, as i say, al gore's moment has passed. this whole thing was a bit of a hoax designed to transfer power from individuals and wealth to governments and from governments to transnational, international corporations, global institutions. that time has come, and it has gone. >> eleanor? >> that was both a minority view and paranormic view that it's all a conspiracy to transfer power.
in the united states. this idea that perhaps, especially in the military, that there may be many muslim members who serve honorably, but there may be some who have been radicalized when they like at the afghanistan and iraq wars as an intrusion into muslim land and may act out. there were warning flags about this guy all over the place. yes, the islamic garb, had given away his koran before he did this. the american society at large ought not to lose track of this -- >> on this same vain, clarence, was a man arrested in colorado for an attack? >> i'm not familiar with that case but i have been following this long before 9/11. i did reporting on the arab- american community in chicago and detroit. what is remarkable, the good news, john,that this is a very loyal community. our arab-american community and muslim communities both have been much more integrated into our society than the europeans had. you can ask any security experts. you don't have the alien nation that has generated the madrids and london and conflicts up in scandinavia. this is an isolated case. i think it's important to point
, mainly that? >> john, this is a horrible mistake by holder. if you try him in a civil court in the united states in a criminal trial, the very first question is, were his miranda rights vie lated if -- violated? they threatened to kill his family and water boarded him 87 times. you can get john mccain to say one question, do you consider water boarding torture, yes. was my client water boarded 187 times was he tortured? yes. khalid sheikh mohammed tortured said john mccain. risking this having thrown out of the court? i don't know, would you throw it out of the court? this is a war crime he committed, not a crime in the united states against individual flat americans. >> why is obama letting it go by? >> i don't think they thought this through. this is an attorney general that is familiar with courtroom procedures. and he is examing this. suggesting that there is evidence that has not been presented. actually, they admitted his guilt before he was water boarded. and why should we be afraid to put the american trial system the stpwhorld it speaks -- the world? it speaks well at us. they lo
in the united states? >> basically, you have 10% are unemployed, 10% are underemployed. secondly, jon, during this past week, there's been another pullback in the market. i agree with clarence. i really fear and maybe it's because of instinct rather than the hard knowledge, that we're gonna have another plunge down -- >> maybe it's your portfolio that you're worried about. do you have a lot of money invested in the market? >> immense amounts. >> immense amounts? i thought it was gold. >> that's what saved me. >> but everything else went down. >> what's your point? >> the point,and i spoke with pearlstein about this. he believes that the market now is a bubble, 50% run up since march. that is a bubble in his judgment, and i think he's right. >> this number is positive as it is. whether or not we're gonna see a durable sustained recovery here. one of the ironies is you look at the movement on health care reform. these are actual job killers because the amount of tax increases, we're facing monumental tax increases to pay for all of this on small businesses, which are responsible for creating 7
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